Google Analytics Demo Accounts: How to Get Started

If you're looking to get started with Google Analytics, or if you want to learn more about how Google's powerful analytics tool works, then you'll want to check out the Google Analytics Demo Accounts.

These demo accounts give you a chance to see how Google Analytics works and what it can do for your website or mobile app.

In this article, we'll provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to set up a Google Analytics Demo Account.

Different Google analytics demo accounts

Google Analytics Demonstration Accounts.

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Google Analytics 4 Demo Account

The new replacement version of Google Analytics.
This shows you the real data from the Google Merchandise Store so you can get use to the new data model of Events and start to learn the new reports.

Google Universal Analytics Demo Account

Want a bit of nostalgia for the “good old days”, well here it is with the UA demo account.
Remember it stopped collecting data in July 2023, so change your date range!

Google Analytics 4 Mobile App Demo Account

No branded mobile app for your business?
This is the Mobile app example from Google Analytics using GA4.

Why Use The Google Analytics Demo Accounts?

To get started, you'll need to create a Google Analytics account. Once you've done that, you can then access the Google Analytics Demo Account by clicking on the “Get Started” button below for the Demo account you want to try.

Once you're in the Google Analytics Demo Account, you'll be able to see how Google Analytics works and what it can do for your website. In this article, we'll provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to set up a Google Analytics Demo Account.

Once you're in the Google Analytics Demo Account, you'll be able to see how Google Analytics works and what it can do for your website. You'll also be able to see how Google Analytics tracks various aspects of your website, including:

  • – The number of visitors to a website
  • – The number of pageviews on a website
  • – The average time spent on a website
  • – The Bounce Rate for a website
  • – And more!

You can also use the Google Analytics Demo Account to test out Google Analytics features and see how they work. For example, you can test out the Google Universal Analytics dashboards or try the Google Analytics 4 Insights tool to see how it works.

Once you're done exploring the Google Analytics Demo Account, you can then create your own Google Analytics account and start using Google Analytics for your own website. 

Google Universal Analytics

The “old” version of Google Analytics from 2012.

You can trial this demo account but by July 2023 this will stop collecting anymore data.

  • All in one Website Analytics solution
  • Allows for Dashboards, Goals and Segments 
  • Current version used by the the majority of websites online 

Google Analytics 4

The “new” replacement version of Google Analytics from 2020.

You should trial this demo account to get used to the new interface before July 2023 when Google Universal Analytics will stop collecting anymore data.

  • The new privacy, AI driven website and mobile app tracking analytics from Google
  • Focuses on Insights, Conversions, Multi Channel attribution
  • Replaces Google Universal Analytics July 2023
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How To Add Google Analytics Demo Accounts To Your Account

Please follow the next steps to complete the process of setting up your Google Analytics demo account.

1 – Click the Button below

2 – Scroll past the video

3 – Look where the links are highlighted

4 – Click the version you want

5 – if you reach the “Where the data comes from” section you have gone too far, back up you go!

Top of the Officel Google Analytics demo account page

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